Ginger Spice Wants Her Feminism Light and Fruity
Ooooh Geri Halliwell, you are in trouble with us! Our third fave Spice Girl (following Posh and Baby, of course) gets dropped from our speed dial for this nugget of space-case wisdom in the U.K.’s Guardian newspaper.
“…feminism is bra-burning lesbianism…It’s very unglamorous.”
What a twat. How could she forget that her own group, the Spice Girls, was at the forefront of the third-wave feminist movement? “If You Wanna Be My Lover” was all about teaching men that “if you wanna be my lover, you gotta get with my friends.” If that’s not total feminist girl power, then give us a broom and we’ll start sweeping! Still, Halliwell believes that in order to get with the f-word, it should be “rebranded” and “celebrate a woman’s femininity and softness.” We totally agree! Being strong and tough and resilient and brassy is, like, totally gross. We don’t want people to think were dykes, right? Anyway, Ginger’s look circa 1996 really sums up what modern day feminism needs for it’s makeover. The world’s trashiest drag queen is the future “glamorous” face of feminism — sign us up! [Guardian U.K.]